Almond Lemon Couscous

Almond Lemon Couscous


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This couscous makes a great side dish for any Mediterranean-style meal, particularly marinated chicken. You can also add some dried apricots.


Serves: 6 

  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 cups (500ml) water
  • 280g couscous
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 pinch salt to taste

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Toast almonds in a frypan over medium heat until the nuts just began to brown. Stir in the honey making sure to coat the nuts. Spread the mixture on aluminium foil to cool; when the almonds have cooled completely break into small pieces.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan and stir in the couscous. Cover and and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until all the liquid has been absorbed.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the almonds, lemon zest and salt.

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